Crews Make Progress Battling New Fire in Texas Panhandle

Crews worked overnight into Monday, March 4, to battle a new wildfire that prompted brief evacuations on Sunday in the Texas Panhandle city of Sanford.

The wildfire, dubbed the Roughneck fire, had burned an estimated 300 acres and was 60 percent contained, the Texas A&M Forest Service said in an update published on Monday afternoon.

Video released by the forest service on Monday shows firefighters working to suppress the blaze west of Sanford. Credit: Texas A&M Forest Service via Storyful

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